Dakota Grammar with Texts and Ethnography is the reprint of publication first issued in 1893 by the Department of the Interior, U.S. Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region, as Contributions to North American ethnology, volume 9. Includes grammar information, legends, and cultural traditions of the Dakota. Collected by Presbyterian minister Stephen Riggs who provides detailed descriptions of the Santee dialect as well as texts in Dakota and English translation.
A Dakota-English Dictionary is the reprint of 1890 publication issued by the Department of the Interior, U.S. Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region, as Contributions to North American Ethnology, volume 7. This edition edited by James Owen Dorsey. Companion text to An English-Dakota Dictionary.
At the beginning of the twentieth century, a few members of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota community in northeastern South Dakota, while living in the white world, quietly worked to preserve the customs and stories of their ancestors in the face of federal government suppression and the opposition of organized religion. Amos E. Oneroad, a son of one of those families, was educated in the traditional ways and then sent east to obtain a college education, eventually becoming a Presbyterian minister. For most of his life, he moved in two worlds. By fortunate coincidence he met Alanson B.
Through Dakota Eyes: Narrative Accounts of the Minnesota Indian War of 1862 contains 36 narratives about Minnesota Indian War of 1862 and its aftermath from Dakota (Sioux) participants. These primary sources provide a strong counter-point to the standard version of United States history for this period. Included are the accounts of several Dakota women who lived during this challenging period.
Tribes of the Sioux Nation is one of the titles in Osprey Publishing's Men-at-Arms series. All titles in the series are well-researched and contain full-colour plates of the uniforms or clothing worn by military forces of the past and present. In this title, the author and illustrator focus on the Aboriginal People of the Great Plains.
North American Indians Today: Sioux is one of the titles in the Mason Crest Publishers series about Native Americans in contemporary society. The series is edited by Martha McCollough, professor of ethnohistory and contemporary Native American issues at the University of Nebraska. The series intends to overcome common misconceptions and stereotypes about Native North American Indians by providing students with information about the ways contemporary Native Americans work to preserve and maintain their culture as well as developing strong economies.
Treaty Elders of Saskatchewan: Our Dream is That Our Peoples Will One Day Be Clearly Recognized as Nations examines the treaty relationship in Saskatchewan as understood by the Elders. After interviewing 160 Saskatchewan Elders, the authors have organized the findings into understandings of the spiritual principles of peace and sharing as these make up the concepts of kinship, governance, and right to livelihood.